Sermons by Pastor Bill Wong

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Day of Pentecost – May 31, 2020

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For this Day of Pentecost, we, the church, proclaim the Good News, “Christ is risen! Christ is risen indeed! Alleluia!” Fifty days after Easter, we celebrate the Holy Spirit as God’s presence within and among us. So today, we recall the story of the first Pentecost Day, when the Holy Spirit arrived in rushing wind […]

Seventh Sunday of Easter May 24, 2020

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For this Seventh Sunday of Easter, we continue to proclaim the Good News, “Christ is risen! Christ is risen indeed! Alleluia!” Today, we hear Jesus pray for his disciples, and therefore, us and our mission. Amid religious, social, and economic divisions, we seek the unity that Jesus had with his Father. Made one in baptism, […]

Sixth Sunday of Easter – May 17, 2020

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For this Sixth Sunday of Easter, we continue to proclaim the Good News, “Christ is risen! Christ is risen indeed! Alleluia!” Today, we hear Jesus speak to the disciples and us that he will give us an Advocate, who will be like Jesus. This is the Holy Spirit. Through the Holy Spirit, Jesus comes to […]

Fifth Sunday of Easter – May 10, 2020

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For the Fifth Sunday of Easter when we continue to proclaim the Good News, “Christ is risen! Christ is risen indeed! Alleluia!” Today, we hear Jesus speak to the disciples and us that he goes to prepare a place for us and through him, we will know God, who is our parent. Jesus is the […]

Fourth Sunday of Easter – May 3, 2020

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For this  Fourth Sunday of Easter we continue to proclaim the Good News, “Christ is risen! Christ is risen indeed! Alleluia!” The traditional focus of this Fourth Sunday of Easter is on Jesus being the “good shepherd.” On this “Good Shepherd Sunday,” we hear Jesus speak of himself as the shepherd who is the gatekeeper and who opens the […]

Third Sunday of Easter – April 26, 2020

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Summary: For this Third Sunday of Easter video worship experience, we continue to proclaim the Good News, “Christ is risen! Christ is risen indeed! Alleluia!” Today we recall another Easter Day story when two followers of Jesus, Cleopas and a traveling companion, were on the road to Emmaus. The resurrected Jesus appeared to these two followers of Jesus, […]

Second Sunday of Easter – April 19, 2020

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Summary: For the Second Sunday of Easter video worship experience, we continue to proclaim the Good News, “Christ is risen! Christ is risen indeed! Alleluia!” We recall the evening of the first Easter Day when the resurrected Jesus appeared to the disciples, who were gathered together in a house behind locked doors, because they were […]

Easter Sunday – April 12, 2020

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Summary: For this Easter Day video worship experience, we celebrate the Resurrection of Our Lord and proclaim the Good News, “Christ is risen! Christ is risen indeed! Alleluia!” Today we hear the resurrection story from Matthew, where we recall the women at the tomb and their encounter with an angel and the risen Jesus Christ. The women experience fear and […]

Good Friday – April 10, 2020

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Summary: For this Good Friday video worship experience, we recall the last day of Jesus’ ministry and his crucifixion. This is an expression of God’s love for us so that we can be reconciled to God and each other and in turn love one another and our neighbors. This video worship experience is a joint worship effort […]

Maundy Thursday – April 9, 2020

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Summary: For this Maundy Thursday video worship experience, we recall Jesus’ last supper, his washing the feet of his disciples, and his commandment for us to love and to express our love through service. What does it mean to be known for our love for one another? How do we share this love with each […]